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Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 5 months ago
This is a very nice initiative!
More explanations and focus on how we could reproduce what you did would be super for the builders!
Oh my! All those fingers!
Well you robot is already well advanced. Keep it up!
You are physically younger than I expected!
The question now is, will you pose next to your robot or again with a bus the next time we see you?
Lol,,, next pic will be with Inmoov ,, I’m 35yo in this pic and i just turned 40 –,,, Still look the Same which is kinda weird – ,,lol
Retweeted on our feed, very nice résumé!
Very nice looking robot!
Thanks You Gaël, but all the credit goes to you.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 5 months, 2 weeks ago
In the Hardware and BOM page:
10x extension spring 0.51mm diameter, 1cm length(13/64″x13/16″)
You can find boxes on eBay for exemple:
Happy New Year Bob!!
And keep posting great videos and updates!
Your wokshop is really great and spacious and warm, better be because it looks cold outside.
Thanks Gael. Same to you. Cold outside!!!!!! That day it was a crisp -37 degrees C outside !!!
Hello Damian, you simply didn’t put the potentiometer on the correct side of the elbow, therefore you have set ElbowShaftGear upside down.
You have to make a choice, either you use an extra servo for thumb or you set the spring tensioner. Both are to be set at the same location.
Personaly I was never thrilled about that extra thumb actuation, because the demonstration videos I had seen didn’t convince me.
But regardless, you can still attach the servo, there is holes to set three…[Read more]
Thanks Gael, it’s great to have your personal input, this is such an incredible project. I think I’ll take your advice and stick to the original design, I wasn’t happy with the way that thumb joint printed anyway. Do you have any suggestions as to where to source the springs? I’m having a real problem trying to find any. Also, what is their o…[Read more]
Clean and effective!
Now we are talking about maybe InMoov walking for 2018.
First InMoov step was done in 2017, but with legs that couldn’t really support the body parts.
Amazing color match and face color!
Handy! I had made some but didn’t post them because they were not very accurate regarding the HS805bb.
i know what you mean,,, it took me a few attempts to get the dimensions correct so when they are 3D Printed the dimensions are correct–,, (that statement sounds kinda weird,,,lol)
Great impulse Markus!
Gael Langevin posted an update 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Happy New Year Everyone!!
Have a great time and enjoy your family, friends and robots!!
bonne année à toi Gael .
et a toute la communauté d INMOOV.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Kinect Tutorial done:
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 6 months ago
These parts normaly don’t need refining, I checked again the models and I have a gap between the parts of about a 1mm which lets them assemble correctly.
The piece you have doesn’t have the nut holder, so I suspect its an older…[Read more]
Check the \”Hardware and BOM\” page in the \”Build yours\” tab.
La configuration de la prise en charge de la Kinect s’effectue dans les scripts de config.
Afin que votre systeme utilise le micro de la kinect et non celui de l’ordinateur, il faut modifier vos paramètres dans Gestionnaire de Périphérique de Window…[Read more]
Thanks Perry, I should still make a short tutorial for to use the Kinect, but I didn\’t get the time yet.
Well, I am waiting for some components from AliExpress which need to be tested before release. Just for info this is already my third knee design, which all three were pretty different. R&D takes a long time and my problem is that I don\’t only work on the legs.
beautiful advanced gael.
I am the only one updating the files on InMoov site, it’s a LOT of work to maintain, I can tell you that, and I do that only to please others for free…
The parts you are talking about has been updated in 2015.
I discovered that I forgot to update the ZIP file which contains the version LowerBackV2 file.
A while ago I wanted to…[Read more]
Hi. I can understand the difficulty of maintaining files. I have been involved in R2D2 Hobby building and designing and providing open source files. Keeping revisions up to date is a real work in itself. I will definitely only follow the Gallery from this point. Definitely a good idea to remove the zip files.
Great work though.
Just out of…[Read more]
Hay Hughes,,, It would be Wise to Really Study the Inmoov Project before Stating it again,,, this the most Complicated and Expensive Project available for 3Der’s & Modders ,,,,, And Good Hands On Mechanical & Software Design Experience a Must Have Pre-Request,,,, there’s a lot of Bugs that still have to worked out so re-printing parts is Nor…[Read more]
Gael Langevin posted an update 6 months ago
Hello InMoov builders!
Here is a view of the knee actuation. This is done via MyRobotLab with the DIY Servo service.
More to come with the Ankle and Thigh actuation.
Awesome,,, It’s great to see your R&D work on his mechanical operation for this section–,,,
This is awesome,
How long before we start to see the files for the different parts?
I am very interested in the files for the feet and ankle drive system.
Well, I am waiting for some components from AliExpress which need to be tested before release. Just for info this is already my third knee design, which all three were pretty different. R&D takes a long time and my problem is that I don’t only work on the legs.
With the HOWTO, it\’s even better.
I didn’t realize you had a tutorial page up for that. You’re site is coming along nicely.
Thanks Perry, I should still make a short tutorial for to use the Kinect, but I didn’t get the time yet.
Nice! Added to the derivatives:
Hey yes, that\’s the privilege to use beta version!
You should see the boxe of beta pieces that are unused in my workshop…
Anyway the motorized legs will require to almost reprint it all.
Yes, this must happen to many people.
I see some builders still printing the original hand that I posted in 2011 on Thingiverse, instead of the updated version from the site.
Darn, I must have printed the early versions. I’m all glued up too. One of the pains of being one of the first printers. Oh well, mine seem to align a bit better and since I have a color transition it is not noticeable.
Hey yes, that’s the privilege to use beta version!
You should see the boxe of beta pieces that are unused in my workshop…
Anyway the motorized legs will require to almost reprint it all.
Okay, It\’s nice if the robot is seen in Korea!
@Dominique, Cela doit être avec LocalSpeech si c\’est possible.
Super, donc avec LocalSpeech les voix Voxygen peuvent être prise en charge.
Je n\’ai jamais tenté cette direction. Merci à Anthony et Dominique pour cette intégration dans MRL.
oui sa marche si les utilisateur achète la voix
Cool, when InMoov does Shakespear!
Lots of phrases to add in the script.
You must have the first version, this was an issue that was reported a few days after I posted the parts. I have modified since then. ( I had mixed a piece of the motorized legs with the non motorized when uploading)
No worries,,, I’ll download the new V3 Parts,,,,
I really should of checked that out first but it didn’t even occur to me to have a look for a updated part,,,, anyway cheers mate–,,
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 6 months, 1 week ago
It\’s very interesting to see how the legs were mapped based on my 3D scan of full InMoov. Great work with the leg mecanism!
Someday InMoov will walk!
Thanks for posting Mindless!
Non les voix de Voxygene ne sont pas prise en charge, à moins que celle-ci puissent être utilisé par LocalSpeech.
Par contre, il y a d’autre voix disponible pour le Français qui peuvent-être paramétrées directement dans les configs, mais il faut un compte gratuit comme par exemple avec VoiceRss ou Polly.
Autre exemple avec les voix de votre…[Read more]
d’accord car jai acheté la voix de eva spécialement pour cela dommage merci quand meme
Tu peux aussi utiliser MicrosoftSpeech avec une voix BestOfVox
comment proceder Dominique ?
@Dominique, Cela doit être avec LocalSpeech si c’est possible.
I am kidding…
Good progress, what is your plan about that TV drama CF? Can you tell me more about it?
Super, I love to see these progress!
In French it\’s Chuuut. Chut in French means Hush or be quiet.
Some builders were complaining that the Startup_Sound was scaring them when they were working on their InMoov during the night.
So I told InMoov to be quiet.
All parts list and BOM page:
2x Hitec HS805BB HEAD 4 AXIS
1x servos HK15298B JAW MECHANISM
2x Servo DS929hvCorona or similar EYE MECHANISM
Nice and smooth.
Une fois l\’installation de MRL effectuée:
Ouvrir avec un editeur de texte: InMoov/config/_InMoov.config.default
; you can use MarySpeech,Polly,VoiceRss,LocalSpeech,IndianTts
Enregistrer, redémarrez en double cliquant sur START_INMOOV.bat
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 6 months, 2 weeks ago
It sounds like you have tangled the tendons somewhere. Inside the finger itself perhaps. This affects the ability to move a finger, because when one tendon tries to pull it also stops the other tendon to release.
And yes each finger needs it\’s own min and max position.
On your picture you are giving an angle between thos two parts, but if you align the holes there shouldn\’t be any gap. (Or almost no gap, it depends on the quality of your print)
See the image:
Ah, now InMoov has a legging!
Nice work shop by the way!
Wow,,,, that’s Bright , that Reddish/Maroon colour almost looks likes its Anodized Alloy in the Pic– very cool,,, never would of though that colour would look so good on Inmoov–
Nice color mix!
Hey, rock it!!
Real cool !
Your printer slicer software needs a better calibration. It\’s slightly over extruding.
It\’s important to have screws that go all the way through the ball because they are much too fragile. I had to glue them with acetone a few times already due to travelling.
If I would do something in redesigning this, I would over dimension those balls and their axes.
Yep,, I agree Mr Gael- ,, I was playing around with them last night and the Endballs are 12mm Día with a 7mm Día shaft which is just too small– –
I’ll start by printing a series a of Endballs and shafts at different sizes – but I think 18mm or 20mm will be a good size but won’t know for sure until I start printing tonight ,, I know a few tricks…[Read more]
As you know I print InMoov in ABS, and try to print everything without support.
I print the worm gear and bicep piston parts without support.
I never run fans in my printer to cool down the parts, but I have set an aquarium pump with a tiny tube that travels all the way to the printing head, which then blows precisely an air stream…[Read more]
Ha ,,Ha,, and I thought I was the only one crazy enough to have a Air Pump from a Fish Tank on a Printer (But my son wasn’t impressed that I killed all the fish) – but anyway,,, that was the only way I found to get good Print in ABS too—,, the good thing about using PLA+ is it forces me to design without gluing to be an option which is chall…[Read more]
I agree it\’s better to add electronics as you built the head.
The eye mechanism requires only two servo and the price for these servo is much lower than $60.
Servo DS929HV for the eye average price is: €5.78 (Hobbyking)
Hello there is a list of Tablet in the Hardware and BOM page:
I suggest taking the strongest you can find for the cheapest. Seems like a super wise advice.
Tablet is handy because it’s a all in one device, OS, screen, keybord touch screen, sound, wifi, bluetooth etc… But it is not the most powerfull…[Read more]
Acapulco, you are going to have legs moving i a short time!
Thanks for posting!
Always great to see a father and son working on a project together!
Yeah huge printer indeed!!
Great prints and build Perry!
Super looking robots!
To run your kinect with MyRobotLab, you need to set it in the config files.
The Nervo Board doesn’t take control of the kinect, it’s the software MyRobotLab that will take over.
1-Install MRL by following this tutorial:
2-Configure the Kinect config in your InMoov/config…[Read more]
Your issue lays in the main config, you need to modify Virtual to LeftSide or Full if you have both Arduino connected..
For more information on configuration you can see this…[Read more]
In the neck tutorial you can find this video which is usefull for to assemble the head:
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 7 months ago
InMoov is 1,80m tall with his legs.
Merci Gael , il va être plus grand que moi …….
Currently I didn’t attach the butt, because it is where InMoov is fixed to the rolling platform.
Which I use a lot when travelling with InMoov.
What do you mean there’s no Butt,,,, I need the Butt – the Butt is the most important part –- and I know You could Sculpt a great Butt – stop freaking me out —,, Oh my god I’m having a panic attack I need some Valium,,,…[Read more]
Okay thanks for the feedback, I fixed the link.
There is also those links with the same Arduino code:
Your printer must be smoking hot by now!
Oh, may I suggest you do something quick about his eyes.
It hurts me to see his eyes like this.
I’m in the processing of using a new eye mechanism so hoping it will fix his eyes.
J ai bientôt fini la jambe gauche .Peut tu me dire combien mesure InMoov sur ses jambes . Afin de refaire la potence.
I soon finished the left leg. Can you tell me how much InMoov measures on his legs. To rebuild the gallows.
Handy! Not sure if the term is appropriate though…
Woouiii, I can see that your printer is kept busy!
It is indeed! It’s soooo cool to see these come together. Exciting times indeed! Thanks for the great work!
My mistake, it\’s fixed now. But you do not need to re-print, just extend the holes with a drill and it will do the trick.
Let me know which one you want to use. Some are under Right reserved terms.
For the other one, as long as the credits are correctly displayed, it will be good to have InMoov displayed in another Makerfaire. Which Makerfaire by the way?
You can add your event in the calendar event…[Read more]
I would like to use two photos from the Gallery/photos section. They are labelled InMoovSkullSmall.jpg and DSC_0036bis2.jpg, or if you think you have more appropriate photos I would be happy to use them. The Makerfaire is located in the North East of England in the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne in the Life Science Centre on the 28/28th of April…[Read more]
Congratulations, Civrays InMoov is progressing nicely!
I\’m using standard electronic solder 1.0mm diameter. I recommend thinner diameter if you are not used to soldering.
The XT60 headers need a good amount of heat to be correctly soldered.
Did you see you can select various type of voices in the InMoov config of MyRobotLab.
Yea, I would have loved to give him a scottish accent, sadly they only got a womans voice for English scottish at acapela-group.com.
My biggest struggle at the moment though is to get the face recognition to work.
I need to have another look at that this weekend.
Super mobile plateforme!
Are you going to use the kinect for slam mobility?
Thanks Gael! That is possible. For now is fun to have it remote control. Here it is rolling with a lot of people for 3 hours straight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK3rZHgVgrw
Looks like InMoov saw something coming out of the closet when you took the picture.
Great progress Perry!
How does it feel to see InMoov with legs?
It took me a while to get used to it.
It’s funny Gael. As you can see my guy is mounted on an office chair base. I am used to him being much closer to ground level. It will take some getting used to.
So now for the big question. Where is the butt? Does he have that section designed?
I think he needs a nice squidgy butt Something comfy for him to sit on.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 7 months, 1 week ago
Thanks for the help you provide to the other builders.
You can check from time to time the Update list that I keep for people to track what I have changed:
In the Gallery I kept the older version of the shoulder in a seperate directory for people that might still need the Older Version. It also…[Read more]
No worries Mr Gael,,, always willing to help out whenever possible-
PS- I did not realize that the latest Part updates where at the Bottom the page and not at the Top,,,,,,, (not really sure if Ii should have admitted to that)
PivGear and Rot Gear can be used in the older version. You also can use the new WormGear in the old PivCenter.
If you want you can run the cables also through the older version in the same manner than the new version.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Comme vous aviez egalement pose cette question assez smilaire en message prive, je colle ici la reponse qui vous a permis de debloquer votre probleme. Cela peut servir pour d’autre personne.
“Version officielle et fonctionnelle se trouve ici:
La liste des commandes en Français se trouve dans…[Read more]
Gael Langevin posted an update 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I started the tutorial for the legs assembly:
I still need to finish it but I already published it because I see some of you already have started to print them.
Have fun building!!
Thank you Gael for your work. I’m waiting for the end of your tutorial to start printing.
our Inmoov are going to be beautiful.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 8 months ago
Thanks, I hope your InMoov enjoys them
Singing in the workshop is always a good sign!
here is the link:
Hello, you can find them in the gallery:
Gael Langevin posted an update 8 months ago
Get your printers warmed UP!! The legs I had created a long time ago for InMoov are ready to download.
These are the version for standing, not motorized. Beware that some parts exceed the 12x12x12 standard. The reason is that I was not going to upload these parts but time to create the motorised legs is taking much longer because I barely have…[Read more]
Awesome! They look fantastic.
So beautiful !! Thanks Gael
1/2 Ash is really happy : i can ear him singing in his workshop : « …/…
Your vagabond shoes, they are longing to stray
Where can they be downloaded? I do not see them on your site?
Oh, very nice. Magnifique!
I’m asking the same question where is for download?
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 8 months, 1 week ago
Did you flash the Arduino with the MRLComm.ino which is located in the:
Merci Gaël pour ta réponse mais jai trouve mon problème la semaine dernière
je me concentre sur la conception mécanique pour le moment ,je voulais juste avoir un aperçu du fonctionnement de MRL (Beau travail et belle progression depuis plus de deux ans que je n ai pas visite le site )
je suis sur la réalisation d un deuxième robot ,le premier…[Read more]
If you are using MyRobotlab from my tutorials it’s easy to set the Kinect:
Just set as True in the OpenNI config file:
;—————————– KINECT CONFIGURATION…[Read more]
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Eh oui, le problème n\’est pas encore complètement résolu. Sébastien bosse dessus mais il ne trouve pas la solution pour l\’instant…
Merci pour l\’info.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Oui, j\’en ai parle a Sebastien notre webmaster.
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 9 months ago
The Nervo board you ordered on the 10/09/17 was posted on the 13/09/17.
It’s been 8 days since the shipping was done. Of course the fact you forgot to put your post code in your adress, might take a while and if they cannot find you, they while (if all goes good) return the package to sender. We can expect a delay of three months…[Read more]
Most shipping are done through regular post, unless the country has serious issues with postage. (South Africa, China, and some others) I then need to require a courier which add extra cost to the buyer unfortunately.
Your country is normally working well through normal post, but I am mostly concerned if you forgot to add the zip code.
Thanks for your concern. Unfortunately, I wasn\’t requested for the MF New York this year. If you plan to set a booth with your InMoov, you can set yourself on tha calendar.
Have a great time!
@kulakovs14 I am going to attend World Maker Faire as a Maker! I would be at zone 4!!!
Gael Langevin posted a new activity comment 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Great, I am glad you received your Nervo Boards. Follow step by step the tutorial and you should be fine!
Gael Langevin posted an update 1 year ago
I have added a docking feature for the Lenovo 8″ Tablet. This helps to prevent to damage the fragile USB port on the tablet and of the OTG cable.